Nintendo's ridiculous insistence on tacking motion controls on every Nintendo Wii game hobbled Donkey Kong Country Returns. Can the Nintendo 3DS save a broken game? Monster Games' remake of the original loses none of the good and fixes every problem with the original release.
Resident Evil: Revelations was roundly ignored when it came out in Nintendo 3DS back at the beginning of 2012, but Capcom's giving its horror game another shot. With an HD facelift, the game proves a solid entry in the Wii U library and a palette cleanser after Resident Evil 6.
This week in Jetsetter, 'World of Tanks' creator Wargaming.net sets it sights on a Chinese game developer over what it calls the "disturbingly similar" 'Project Tank.' Meanwhile the creator of the PlayStation, Ken Kutaragi, leaves Sony for a new gig, and 'River City Ransom' returns!
In Jetsetter this week, we look at the insane Nintendo Wii U price drop that's sweeping across UK retailers from Asda all the way to Amazon.com and others. Meanwhile, we check in on the debut PS Vita game from a promising UK developer and a Final Fantasy symphony in Germany.
Keiji Inafune is down in the dumps since leaving Capcom if Soul Sacrifice, his oppressive and often moving RPG for PS Vita, is anything to go by. This debut game from Inafune's new studio Comcept looks like Monster Hunter but plays like something else entirely.
The long-teased shooter from Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts that will be revealed at E3 2013 is rumored to be an Xbox 360-exclusive. Respawn is reportedly working on the next-gen version, with an unnamed dev handling an Xbox 360 port.
Defiance will deliver on its cross media promise in the next two weeks with a newly announced contest on the game side that promises to bring player avatars into the world of Syfy's TV series.
BioShock Infinite has three downloadable expansions on the way, and they may add more than new weapons and powers to the game. One 2K Games staffer's resume suggests that there's a new AI companion incoming.
With its ridiculous action set pieces, Gears of War has always been destined for the movies. After six years of false starts, Epic Games is ready to try bringing Gears to the silver screen again, this time with Battleship producer Scott Stuber penning the script.
Nintendo is having a hard enough time convincing Wii U owners to buy the scant few games available for the console without worrying about piracy. Now that Wiikey's cracked the Wii U, though, the machine is all too vulnerable to the sort of piracy that plagued the Nintendo DS.
Kevin Conroy has been the voice of Batman in video games and cartoons since Batman: The Animated series first aired in 1992. He's played the Dark Knight in the Arkham games since 2009, but Warner Bros. is going with a younger actor for this year's Batman: Arkhem Origins.
2014 will be a strange year for gaming and not just because of the new consoles. Rumor is that EA has canceled Tiger Woods PGA Tour 15. If true, this could be a sign that EA is finally modernizing its annual sports video game business, changing Madden NFL and FIFA into services.
Nintendo is not known for affordable hardware prices anymore. The days of the comparatively cheap Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii are gone. Now that the company is getting into used sales, it's aggressively lowering the price of a Nintendo 3DS, going cheaper even than GameStop.
Considering how slow to unveil its Next Xbox Mirosoft has been over the past year, it's been remarkably forthcoming about the technologies that work with it. For example, the IllumiRoom, Microsoft's new projecting technology that works in tandem with Kinect.
This week in Jetsetter, Germany's NG.DEV.TEAM bangs out NEO XYX, yet another old school shooter built for the Sega Dreamcast and SNK's ancient Neo-Geo console. Then it's off to China to look at how the country's domestic MMOs can't compete with those made in Korea and the US.